Henkel India bags Frost & Sullivan sustainability award

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 15 Jul 2019

Henkel India team receiving the Frost & Sullivan Sustainability award in Mumbai.

Henkel Adhesives Technologies India (Henkel India) was recognised as the winner of 'Leaders Award' at the 2019 Frost & Sullivan Sustainability 4.0 awards in the Large Business Process Sector – Corporate category.

The award was presented to Shilip Kumar, president, Henkel India and other team members from the company during the annual India Sustainability Leadership Summit 2019 and Sustainability 4.0 Awards organised by Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in Mumbai.

Commenting on receiving the award, Shilip Kumar said, “Henkel’s commitment to leadership in sustainability is firmly entrenched in its corporate values. The balance between economic success, environmental protection and social responsibility has been an integral part of Henkel’s corporate culture for decades. This win can be attributed to the fact that Henkel India is focused on creating sustainable value for its customers, employees and society. It is an acknowledgement of our steadfast resolve to improve our sustainability performance year on year through continual focus on our business practices.”

Bappa Bandyopadhyay, director – Operations & Projects, Henkel Adhesives, India said, “We, at Henkel, believe that sustainability supports our growth, contributes to cost efficiency and helps reduce risks. We have consistently improved the efficiency of our production processes in addition to reducing resource consumption. The assessment process of Frost & Sullivan sustainability awards has helped us benchmark our performance against the industry.”

Henkel says its ambition is to achieve more with less, and to contribute towards sustainable development, so that in 2050, nine billion people will be able to live well within the resource limits of the planet.